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Cape Cod Melody Tent

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Address: 21 W Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3735
Phone Number: 15087755630
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One of the oldest continuously-operating tent theaters-in-the-round in the...

One of the oldest continuously-operating tent theaters-in-the-round in the US, along with our sister venue the South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset. A 2,300-seat summer, open-air theatre that hosts national artists and comedians on a revolving stage. No seat is more than 50 feet from the stage!

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Fun intimate spot to see a show

As the name suggests, it is a real tent. Typical stadium seats as you would find in any concert venue. The tent is round with a revolving stage in the middle, for smaller shows... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As the name suggests, it is a real tent. Typical stadium seats as you would find in any concert venue. The tent is round with a revolving stage in the middle, for smaller shows the stage is stationary, and they block off backstage. Either way, not a bad seat in the house. Nice grounds outside of the tent, with a... More 

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yarmouthport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed the tent for many years and marveled at the outstanding talent. My one concern,and others have noted this, is that the instruments can sometimes over power the voices.this could be because of tent acoustics or it could be the sound engineer but I do believe it could be improved for the sake of the audience...just a thought!

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback! The sound can vary based on the act and sound engineer; but I will pass your comments along as we are always looking to provide the best experience possible. More 

Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a Straight No Chasers concert. The venue is in a "circus" style tent. It can get a little hot under the tent. The sound was great and it was a fun venue to be at. Everyone is close to the circular stage which revolves. If in town worth going assuming someone you want to see is playing.

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we're glad you enjoyed Straight No Chaser! More 

Greenskeeper31
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After attending a show at a large venue off Cape, I am even more appreciative that we have the Melody Tent. The staff is friendly and courteous and the crowd is well behaved. The Melody Tent does not allow tailgating and does monitor the behavior of patrons. It's nice to be able to go for a nice night on the... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

Canaan, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I vacation on Cape Cod every year and it's a rare occasion when there isn't a top notch concert to be had at a very reasonable price. I have seen the Beach Boys (reunion), Loggins and Messina, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mitch Ryder and others. It is a theater in the round, so there is not a seat further away than 120... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad that you've made the Melody Tent a part of your vacation getaway. Even the last row is only 50' from the stage (even closer than you thought!). Thank you for taking the time to share your review! More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know my title doesnt actually say anything about the venue, but Sebastian Maniscalco OMG! Ok ok, now the venue. I have heard about the tent for ages and honestly had no idea what to expect. The place was super cool! They have a fun casual air and I like how you get to wander around the tent before hand.... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the seats - even the last row is only 50' (22 rows) and can be perfect on a hot night as you found out! More 

Rochester, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Vince Gill with his whole band. This theater is a real tent, that means no AC, but we went on an 80+ degree night and there was a breeze. Also to note, this is a theater in the round, 360 degrees and the stage rotates slowly so everyone has a good view. Best section is probably C... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Very much appreciated, great advice for anyone who hasn't been to the tent before - and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed Vince Gill! More 

Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The melody tent is a great venue to see people up close and personal. The shows are varied and prices vary as well. The acts are top of the line. They have events on weekend and during the day for children as well. We just saw PAUL Anka there. Sang for 2 1/2 hours no break and brought the house... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! Yes, as we don't have AC the tent can get rather warm - we try to keep the tent sides up whenever possible (determined by sound and weather forecast). Glad to hear that you enjoyed Paul Anka, it was a wonderful show! More 

Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've seen many wonderful performances over the years and it is always a fun-filled evening. It is well run and the staff are accommodating and friendly. This year in addition to checking handbags they've begun to use metal detector wands on every person entering the grounds. Sad that it has come to this but nice to know they're thinking of... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Hi Jean! Thanks for your review - safety of all of our patrons and artists is priority; thank you for understanding. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased great seats to see a comedian. Patrons are searched before entry and large bags are not allowed. Food and drink is not allowed to be brought in either but can be purchased inside. Parking is free and plentiful. All seats are excellent. If you want an intimate evening watching the performance of your choice, this is the place. A... More 

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DirMktg, Public Relations Manager at Cape Cod Melody Tent, responded to this review

Hi Elena! Thanks for your review and great information to share with other patrons! More 

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